This Simple Technique Shows You How To Create A Drawing With A 3-D Effect On It
This drawing technique is sure to impress. Even with watching him draw right on flat paper, our eyes still have a hard time not seeing a 3D object. Optical illusions, like these drawings, arise from disconnects between the information gathered by your eyes, what's processed by your brain and the actual physical object in front of you. There are three different kinds of illusions: physiological, pathological, and cognitive. This man's drawings fall in the category of cognitive illusions, specifically playing on depth perception. Although his drawings are simple, the method he uses has appeared in many fine art pieces. There is even an art technique that specifically describes art using cognitive illusions, called trompe-l'oeil.